Social Commerce

The Future of Live Shopping

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The Future of Live Shopping

Plug-and-play live shopping solution LiSA is shifting the dial for retailers to view social commerce through an entertainment lens. LS:N Global tal...
Retail : Pop Culture & Media : Technology
Samsung’s shoppable model homes re-imagine social commerce

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Samsung’s shoppable model homes re-imagine social commerce

Consumer electronics giant Samsung has partnered with advertising agency BBH Singapore for a campaign allowing customers to shop for its products d...
Media And Entertainment : Retail : Technology
Facebook boosts digital discovery for small businesses

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Facebook boosts digital discovery for small businesses

The social media platform has launched an initiative titled Good Ideas Deserved to be Found to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) during t...
Technology : Retail : Online Shopping
These banking adverts curb impulse shopping

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These banking adverts curb impulse shopping

Digital bank Fifth Third has unveiled a social media campaign that aims to promote financial responsibility among young consumers.
Retail : Finance : Technology
TikTok buys into commerce with Shopify partnership

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TikTok buys into commerce with Shopify partnership

The short form video app has joined forces with the e-commerce platform to give its users the ability to shop from Shopify merchants globally.
Retail : Social Commerce : TikTok
Stat: Social media shopping accelerates in China

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Stat: Social media shopping accelerates in China

New insight from eMarketer forecasts the growth potential of social commerce in China, as social platforms increasingly become storefronts.
Retail : Social Media : Technology
Instagram’s new feature lets brands tease product drops

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Instagram’s new feature lets brands tease product drops

Instagram is introducing drop reminders to encourage product releases and shopping within the app.
Media : Fashion : Entertainment
Dote’s Shopping Party is a live-stream retail platform

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Dote’s Shopping Party is a live-stream retail platform

Social shopping app Dote has launched Shopping Party, an interactive live video shopping experience, which it likens to ‘Twitch for shopping’.
Retail : Fashion : Social
Instagram introduces in-app checkout

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Instagram introduces in-app checkout

The new feature allows Instagram users to shop and manage purchases from participating brands without leaving the app.
Retail : Digital : Fashion
Thought-starter: Are social platforms the new stores?

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Thought-starter: Are social platforms the new stores?

Social commerce continues to grow as new technologies and in-platform features transform the way consumers buy and interact with products, says for...
Retail : Social Media : Digital
Snapchat will now suggest Amazon products

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Snapchat will now suggest Amazon products

US – The app has worked with Amazon to introduce a visual search feature that directs people to similar products on the e-commerce site.
Social Media : E-commerce : Digital
Facebook trials augmented reality adverts

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Facebook trials augmented reality adverts

The social media platform has announced it is testing augmented reality (AR) advertisements in users’ news feeds.
Media : Social Media : Technology
Neutral hospitality design and a shirt made from recycled plastic

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Neutral hospitality design and a shirt made from recycled plastic

XYZ Lounge explores neutral identity, Corona designs an eco-conscious shirt with Parley for the Oceans, Snapchat streamlines digital payments.
Hospitality : Fashion : Retail
Convenience Stores 2.0

Micro Trends

Convenience Stores 2.0

Corner stores are moving away from sugary snacks to offer fresh, organic and vegan alternatives, accessible to all 24/7.
Convenience : Retail : Vegan
Could Facebook launch a Line store?

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Could Facebook launch a Line store?

Social media platforms need to become playful and experimental to win over the next generation of users in Asia.
Asia : Social Media : Line
​Trading spaces

Big Ideas

​Trading spaces

Global – Facebook has launched Marketplace, a peer-to-peer trading network.
Facebook : Social Commerce : Marketplace
Are friends electric?

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Are friends electric?

Global – Bazillion Beings has launched lifos, a new generation of independent service bots.
Bazillion Beings : Social Commerce : Lifos
Steal the look

Big Ideas

Steal the look

London – Rimmel has launched an augmented reality shopping app that enables users to steal someone else’s look.
Rimmel : Social Commerce : Augmented Reality
Burberry break-in

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Burberry break-in

London – To preview its latest collection Burberry launched an elaborate Snapchat campaign inspired by a fake heist.
Snapchat : Burberry : Heist
Hooking up

Big Ideas

Hooking up

Global – Menswear and womenswear designer JW Anderson live streamed his autumn/winter 2016 show on social networking app Grindr.
​J.W. Anderson : Grindr : Social Commerce
Social Commerce: Part 1

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Social Commerce: Part 1

In the first part of our Social Commerce special, we look at the social, technological and economic backdrop to a phenomenon that exploded in 201...
Social Commerce : Social Media : Facebook
Future Forecast 2016

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Future Forecast 2016

LS:N Global’s Future Forecast highlights the key trends set to make your business more profitable, innovative and attuned to consumers’ needs in 20...
2016 Predictions : Social Commerce : Fresh Batch Beauty
Rent-a-luxe

Big Ideas

Rent-a-luxe

New York – Rental site Armarium is an invitation-only network for hiring top-end designer fashion structured around s-commerce and offline events.
Retail : Luxury : The Sharing Economy
Carlos Menendez: Digital wallets with social sharing

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Carlos Menendez: Digital wallets with social sharing

Mastercard’s president of partnerships and growth discusses how users want social experience integrated alongside seamless payments and reassuring ...
S-commerce : Mobile Payments : Online Retail
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